In a fantasy realm shattered by the zombie apocalypse, a bold Knight must enlist unlikely allies while discovering the source of undead corruption, in this darkly humorous adventure from the bestselling game range, Zombicide: Black Plague
When Knight Alaric von Mertz loses his family to a ravenous zombie horde, he swears revenge on the necromancer responsible. But a quest forvengeance is no easy matter in a world overrun by the walking dead. Joined by a sharp-tongued rogue, a witch hunter with secret knowledge, a novice wizard, and a dwarfdemolition master, Alaric’s journey leads him from magical fire moats to the zombie-ridden catacombs of the witch hunters to uncover a spell book of insurmountable power. As zombies claw and bite, Alaric fears he will never avenge his family. For in this age of the undead, betrayal and magic lurk around every corner, spelling either doom or salvation for them all.
C L WERNER is a voracious reader and prolific author from Phoenix, Arizona. His many novels and short stories span the genres of fantasy and horror, and he has written for Warhammer’s Age of Sigmar and Old World, Warhammer 40,000, Warmachine’s Iron Kingdoms, and Mantic’s Kings of War.
“A fast, engaging pace with lots of inventive action scenes alongside interesting characters, incredibly enjoyable.”
– Track of Words, on Overlords of the Iron Dragon
“A non-stop thrill-ride from the first chapter, full of brave deeds, grim horrors, and dark sorceries. Werner delivers again!”
– Howard Andrew Jones, acclaimed author of the Ring-Sworn trilogy
"C.L. Werner delivers a rollicking tale with all the zombie mayhem we could want, turning the traditional fantasy setting upside down, and giving us a group of characters a fractious as they are loveable."